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Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Nobody Knows Where A Black Hole's Information Goes

According to Google, Stephen Hawking is the most famous physicist alive, and his most famous work is the black hole information paradox. If you know one thing about physics, therefore, that’s what you should know. Before Hawking, black holes weren’t paradoxical. Yes, if you throw a book into a …

Black Holes

When Prefab Is Painless

An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.<p>Bill and Abbie Burton have experienced their share of construction drama. The Solana Beach, California–based landscape architects have been working together for 25 years, overhauling landscapes and buildings alike. So when …

Prefab Homes

Netgear’s Arlo Pro is an ultra-convenient wireless home security camera

Slowly but surely, Netgear is chipping away at the reasons for not having a home security camera. In the past, hooking these cameras up to the internet was a hassle. But the new Netgear Arlo Pro debuting today is making is far simpler to monitor your entire home.<p>Arlo Pro cameras go with a special …

Smart Homes

And With That, Ford Australia Is Done Building Cars

57 years of local Ford production came to an end with a blue Falcon XR6 sedan.<p>Ford's Broadmeadows Assembly Plant opened outside of Melbourne, Australia in 1959. Its closure brings and end to locally-produced Fords probably once and for all. Somewhere out there, you can hear Mel Gibson screaming in …

Ford Australia

20 stairs designs ideal for homes with limited space

When you have a lack of space in your house, the very first space where you can reduce the architectural element include walls or divisions to get …

In 20 to 40 years, most Americans won’t have sex to reproduce. Get ready.

For 100 million years, all our ancestors reproduced basically the same way. A male reproductive organ deposited sperm into a female reproduction organ, where it could fertilize eggs — leading to baby ancestral tetrapods, mammals, primates, and eventually humans. The past 60 years have seen this …

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) has tracked 5,000 of the smartest the children in America — the top 1%, 0.1%, and even 0.01% of all …

Duke University

archatlas: Forest House in Auckland Forest House was completed this year by NZ-based Fearon Hay Architects. Set at the foot of the Waitakere Ranges is a collection of timber clad, gabled structures. They slip past each other, opening spaces for courtyards, cooking and fire. Exterior shells of native timber boards and shingle roof are founded over cast in situ concrete masses, bracketing the interior spaces within and adding a weight and strength to the voluminous interiors. Images and text via (via archatlas)

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One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize , architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to …

Architecture

Introducing the Hikari Box Tiny House Plans

Introducing the Hikari Box Tiny House Plans from Shelter Wise: Bright, Spacious and UncomplicatedIf you’re looking for a tiny house design that’s …

House Design

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

Architizer

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When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>A sustainable building leader in Los …

Articles about tiny new england cottage no frills weekend hideaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

A one-room retreat outside Providence, Rhode Island, takes up no more space than a standard two-car garage.<p>In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...<p>In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New …

Small Spaces

How the Cold War Vulcan bomber flew again

The Vulcan bomber was one of the most innovative British aircraft of the Cold War period. Decades after it was retired from the RAF, a team managed to bring one back into the air. BBC Future reports<p>You see it before you hear it. Heading toward the airfield under watery autumn sun, it appears …

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Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Whether constructed in the '50s and …

Frank Lloyd Wright

This Algorithm Is Better At Predicting Human Behavior Than Humans Are

You’re so predictable.<p>Analyzing big data sets in order to forecast trends or predict customer behavior usually relies on both computers and humans. Computer algorithms are advanced enough to rapidly comb through numbers and find useful patterns, and humans are still necessary for setting the …

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Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.<p>For computing commuters, laptop bags are not just about fashion.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure …

Los Angeles

Appeals Court Affirms State Gun Control Laws Passed After Sandy Hook Shooting

<b>Updated 3:45 p.m. ET:</b><p>The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the main parts of gun control laws passed in New York and Connecticut after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.<p>The laws ban certain semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines.<p>New York …

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Despite its dark facade to visually recede into the bush, this countryside home boasts bright, light, and cozy interiors.<p>In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.<p>When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about …

Architecture

Singapore's public housing buildings are colorful optical illusions

Singapore's slums were regarded as some of the worst in the world throughout the first half of the 20th century. After the passing of the Housing and Development Act in 1960, more than 50,000 units in big, low-cost buildings became available to city dwellers.<p>Now, roughly 80% of the city's …

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Architizer

30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

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What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>These spaces break the mold of the traditional art gallery, while promoting the artists who furnish them.<p>With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see …

Fabrication

Fairytale nation? How Denmark compares to the United States

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Four centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "something's rotten in the state of Denmark" in his play "Hamlet," the …

United States

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Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de …

Cape Cod

Reconstruction and Report on MH17 in Pictures